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Forum: Games & Ads May 26 '15, 2:00pm
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By silveroak
even still I would expect them to send convicted...

even still I would expect them to send convicted criminals, not the best and brightest. There is no way the ship can survive one of those solar flares, but my understanding is that the plan is an...
Forum: Games & Ads May 26 '15, 3:13am
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By silveroak
So they aren't certain of even why the atmosphere...

So they aren't certain of even why the atmosphere has survived, how life manages to get along with the solar flares penetrating the atmosphere so they decide to heck with robot probes, lets throw 200...
Forum: Games & Ads May 23 '15, 10:28pm
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By silveroak
Who sent the colony and why? And how well has the...

Who sent the colony and why? And how well has the planet been surveyed? Do they at least know how the native life survives solar flares that would occasionally engulf the planet?
Forum: Worldly Talk May 15 '15, 1:55pm
Replies: 93
Views: 3,771
Posted By silveroak
Also sometimes either option would be better than...

Also sometimes either option would be better than the compromise- I am throwing in a US example simply as an example- medicare part C was supposed to be a hybrid of medicare and private insurance,...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 13 '15, 5:38pm
Replies: 93
Views: 3,771
Posted By silveroak
It is a fence, not a wall, and covers 651 out of...

It is a fence, not a wall, and covers 651 out of a 2000 mile border.
And from what was posted in other threads FN 'security' has been known to break into the hotel rooms of protesters at their...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 13 '15, 2:01pm
Replies: 93
Views: 3,771
Posted By silveroak
There is also the influence of our electorate...

There is also the influence of our electorate system versus a parliamentary system which, one way or another seems to predominate in Europe, leading to an entire different framework of how we view...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 11 '15, 6:32pm
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By silveroak
I think there are also a lot of people who...

I think there are also a lot of people who believe they are logical who are not, and these people often make a claim to authority based upon their presumed logical nature.
I had an ex once who was...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 11 '15, 6:29pm
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By silveroak
I took a class in statistics once. I was above...

I took a class in statistics once. I was above the class average by more than two standard deviations.
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 8:31pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
My point though is that considering how little of...

My point though is that considering how little of a barrier most fabrics actually provide and the wide level of acceptance of people in open-bottomed clothing (skirts and dresses) not wearing...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 6:12pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
well, according to this...

well, according to this (http://www.examiner.com/article/panty-wearers-lose-ground-to-commando-women-latest-poll-data) the answer while sleeping is 36%. In terms of public commando activity i'm...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 3:31am
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
While there is some evidence of mild concern with...

While there is some evidence of mild concern with a naked bottom in unknown state of cleanliness being on a public seat, why is that specific to nudism? After all a woman in a short dress without...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 3:26am
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
to discuss the substance of what you are saying I...

to discuss the substance of what you are saying I would have to understand the substance of what you are saying, and I cannot do that while you are using a lexicon of customized definitions while...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 3:17am
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By silveroak
Logic, in it's pure form, is simply re-arranging...

Logic, in it's pure form, is simply re-arranging known facts in order to derive the value of an unknown:
A->B
A is true
therefore B is true.

How the word is used varies greatly, and in many...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 10 '15, 3:13am
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By silveroak
if the attendance at the event is being...

if the attendance at the event is being controlled by the people hosting the event I don't think turning away 'unfavorable' media is unacceptable censorship. In this case it is not government action,...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 8 '15, 11:09pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
You mean we don't already have group minds? Aside...

You mean we don't already have group minds? Aside from the fact that most group minds seem less intelligent than individual minds in the current configurations...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 8 '15, 6:40pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
I just assumed that the ex president took the...

I just assumed that the ex president took the word "is" at the most literal value-
"Is there an inappropriate relationship between you and Monica Lewinsky?"
Internal dialogue: "Is there? As in...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 7 '15, 5:46pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
wow, I'm not even Catholic- not even Christian-...

wow, I'm not even Catholic- not even Christian- and I find this offensive. Like majorly offensive.
First of all the pope is only considered infallible when speaking Ex Cathedra, and only on matters...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 7 '15, 5:36pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
I wet toilet paper, not every time, but if I am...

I wet toilet paper, not every time, but if I am going around naked and there is no shower available I am far more likely to wet toilet paper than when I am clothed. I just feel a bit self conscious...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 11:08pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
The definition you propose as "most useful" is so...

The definition you propose as "most useful" is so far divorced from the actual meaning of the word as to be worse than worthless. that is the inherent problem here- you are addressing fictional...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 11:00pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
Anything that spreads through naked skin will...

Anything that spreads through naked skin will spread through most fabrics. Unless you are wearing solid plastic clothing on a regular basis it just doesn't matter. Your skin actually provides a far...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 10:07pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
No, but wetting paper to wipe certainly is. And...

No, but wetting paper to wipe certainly is. And who knows, if public nudity were more common, showers might be more available, or at least hand held shower heads or bidet attachments for toilets.......
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 10:05pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
Fine, in your fantasy language your fantasy world...

Fine, in your fantasy language your fantasy world works just the way you imagine it to.
Now, if you want to discuss things with other people might I suggest you use commonly accepted definitions...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 9:30pm
Replies: 130
Views: 3,097
Posted By silveroak
I wouldn't say worth nothing, but certainly it is...

I wouldn't say worth nothing, but certainly it is minimal evidence of minimal impact. It still puts public nudity somewhere below not putting a hand/elbow in front of your mouth when you sneeze (or...
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 9:27pm
Replies: 99
Views: 2,222
Posted By silveroak
civilization...

civilization (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civilization) is defined:

thus culture is a requirement of civilization. Are we done now?
Forum: Worldly Talk May 6 '15, 8:53pm
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By silveroak
You attack someone you get arrested. Calling...

You attack someone you get arrested. Calling yourself security doesn't change that. The arrest would be for assault and the DA would be on the news saying just that- if you want to protest, do so...
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